Toronto FC continued reshaping its squad on Tuesday when it announced the acquisition of midfielder Michael Thomas from Sporting Kansas City and the signing of defender Steven Caldwell to a permanent deal with the club. Thomas joins TFC in exchange for the club's second round pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, while Caldwell extends his time with Toronto after a short loan spell from Birmingham City. “Michael is a solid player who our coaches have had their eye on for some time,” TFC president and general manager Kevin Payne said in a club statement. “He's versatile and athletic and will be an important part of TFC for some years to come.” Thomas, 25, began his professional career in 2010 with Swedish side Halmstads BK. After making five league appearances with Halmstads, he moved on to Ljungskile SK, where he spent more than two seasons. Thomas joined Sporting KC in 2012 and made nine appearances for the club in all competitions.
Toronto FC acquires midfielder Thomas, inks Caldwell to new deal
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